Mooless Island Life & Bridging the Gap

Season 2 - Episode 28

You can get duck feathers but not pork on Koh Yao Yai. And leaping across bridges can be hazardous to your health. Spoiler alert!

Holy cow how did we make 28 episodes of our second season? Clearly we did, and you must like it, so I guess we’ll keep going. So without any further ado...

We have two more stories on today’s show, one from Thailand and one from America:

1. Mooless Island Life

Music credit: Upbeat Forever by Kevin MacLeod

We’re stoked that Thailand’s rainy season has brought cooler temperatures to Bangkok. But they also bring… well, rain. And that’s not what you want when you visit an island for a three day weekend. Nor do you want to have to deal with allergens in your pillows. All you really want is pork, which is a stupid thing to want when you’re surrounded by Muslims. Someone will never learn.

2. Bridging the Gap

Music credit: Lewis & Dekalb by Kevin MacLeod

Our friend Ben Patch spent his formative years traveling The States doing children’s theater. Yes, it’s a lot of work, but it also leaves one with plenty of time to get out and explore their new surroundings. For a budding photography, it’s a great chance to see the world. But just because one has an eye for photography, doesn’t mean he can judge distance very well. Don’t jump, man.

And that’s the show!

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Special thanks to Kevin MacLeod of Incompetech.com for the songs used in this episode.

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